If you have a local event coming up, email the details to You can also fax it to 360-423-1554 or mail/bring it to 1130 14th Avenue, Longview WA 98632. Contact information is required. Emailed text is our preferred format. At least two weeks notice is highly recommended. We reserve the right to include events as space and time allow.


Kelso School District Summer Meals Program: Click Here for details

Until Further Notice:R Square D Square Dance Club meets monthly at Kelso Senior Center, 106 NW 8th Avenue in Kelso. For more information, including dance days and times, go to

Until Further Notice:Help Warehouse, a program of Lower Columbia CAP, is asking for donations of paper bags. CAP uses 600 bags each month for its USDA Commodities program, a federally funded food supplement program for low-income families and seniors. The commodities are bagged and delivered to 14 distribution sites in Cowlitz and Wahkiakum counties on the third Tuesday of each month. Paper bags can be dropped off at the CAP building, 1526 Commerce Avenue in Longview, Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM. For more information, call CAP at 360-425-3430 extension 252 or visit


Until Further Notice:Additional event information from the City of Longview can be found at


Use your Longview Library card to check out tickets to see local theater productions for free.  Tickets will be available  for upcoming programs by Stageworks Northwest and the Columbia Theatre.  Tickets are first come first served!!




The Volunteer Group at the Kelso Train Depot is welcoming aboard new volunteers willing to help staff the depot during business hours.

There are three four-hour shifts at the train depot every day of the week.

Anyone 21 years of age and older are welcome to volunteer.

Applications for depot volunteering are available for pick-up at the train depot.

If you have any questions, please contact Ron Baker,Train Depot Volunteer Training Coordinator at 423-6015.








The Lower Columbia College Head Start , Early Head Start, and ECEAP Programs have begun enrolling students for fall classes. The programs provide free services to income eligible pregnant women and children from birth through age 4. Enrollment information is available by calling 360-442-2800. The Head Start office is located at 1720 20th Avenue on the college campus. All services are free.





































Rainier Columbian Cheerleaders are hosting ‘The Columbian Saturday Market’ This is an indoor ‘Direct Sales Mall’, a showcase for local artists and crafters to sell their creations, as well as local farmers to sell in season produce and market items. The first 2 will be April 22nd, and May 13th, after that they will be held on the 3rd Saturday of the month through December. Hours are 10a-5p, located in the Rainier Jr/Sr High School Commons area, 28170 Old Rainier Rd. in Rainier,OR

There will be concessions throughout the day and a variety of school clubs and organizations represented as well.

For more information or inquiries please contact Rebecca Blayney 971-203-3968 or Anna Hutchins 503-435-7004, or you can e-mail








A four-person golf scramble will be on Saturday, September 9th at Three Rivers Golf Course.

Breakfast and check in is at 7:30am and the shot gun start at 8:30am. Lunch will follow.

There will be many competitions to participate in and prizes as well.

Go to for more info.

The tournament is sponsored by AMR.



Kelso High School’s Class of 2007 is having their 10 Year Reunion on Saturday, September 9th at 7pm over at the Cowlitz County Expo Center.

There will be food,music,dancing, and plenty of fun!

Tickets are on sale now! $45 a person, significant others are welcome!

Payment information can be found on Kelso High School’s facebook page:Kelso High School Class of 2007 Reunion.

If you have any questions, you can e-mail




The Kelso Highlander Festival is coming September 9th and 10th at Tam O’Shanter Park.

5K fun run and walk,parade,Highland games,food and entertainment by the Wicked Tinkers,Men of Worth, and Rogue’s End.

Also, performances by the Clan Gordon Pipe Band and Fort Vancouver Pipe Band.

Buy a Kelso Highlander Festival button for a dollar and get in on the drawing for a $600 shopping spree along with other awesome prizes.































Lower Columbia School Gardens are having ‘A School Garden Produce Sale’ every Wednesdays from 10a-1p all summer long in the Northlake Garden 2210 Olympia Way.

Bring home fresh-picked fruit,vegetables & flowers, meet ‘The Garden Rabbits’ and see why kids are crazy about growing their own food.

For more info, contact 431-6725 or go to